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thursday, november 3 we're on early again this morning to bring you the latest on the septa strike. >> we're following bracing news, a fire crews find a body on fire under a schuylkill expressway ramp in south philadelphia. we'll have a live report. looking live from sky6 live hd out across the airport, it will be another day of november warmth. showers on the way. >> cubs win their first title since 1908 in an extra inning game 7. >> in chicago, i think they would be watching the broadcast
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from a bar. >> but we are here. >> we have team coverage of the septa strike with team karen rogers and annie mccormick. >> we have rain? >> reporter: there are showers out to the west and we expect them in the after and early evening hours. 58 degrees in philadelphia. yesterday talked about how this morning was very mild, i came in without a coat, just a suit jackets. 52 in reading. 60 in wilmington. 55 in transport. 51 in millville. 60 in cape may. as we roll through the day, 59 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 64 degrees by 10:00 a.m. noon, 72 degrees. now the high will spike at 76 degrees right in there say 130 or 2:00 p.m. we expect the clouds to get thicker that will help the temperatures to drop
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back to 72 by 3:00 p.m. anticipate of 6 by 6:00 p.m. after 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., in the northern and western suburbs and into philadelphia we have the showers on the way and perhaps thunderstorms. karen when i come back we'll detail that and let you know before the cool change for the weekend. the third day in a row with no city buses trolleys or subways. as we look at regional rails, that's the best option. the rails we saw the most delays was the chestnut line and fox chase line and the media/elwyn line was shut down because a person was struck and killed on the tracks. expect delays a wul the lines and the heavy hitters.
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vine street expressway, we saw gridlock in center city. they had police officers at lights managing traffic, they did better yesterday in the city than the day are before. if you head out this eveniing it's light. i-95 at 413 we're watching for fog, you can see a hint of that, be careful as you're traveling. people are walking more than lately, anytime between street road and business business route 1, crews will be working around. >> a burning body was discovered in south philadelphia. police are arrived on the 2500 block of passyunk a short time ago. katherine scott is live with the breaking news developments. let's go over to her and get the latest. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, police are trying to determine what exactly happened here. i will get out of the way so you can see the police and fire
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department were on the scene. the body was found on the top of the embankment, 76 east, we've seen investigators canvassing the area and searching for evidence nearby. it is unclear if there were any withses, several 911 call also came in earlier regard something on fire underrism-76 east passyunk avenue cars pass through here all day and night. fire crews were called in around 2:30 a.m., it was on a matt -- mattress and fully engulfed in flames. they saw the body was burned beyond recognition, they don't know if the victim was male or female. it is an area where homeless people frequent. the body was found on the mattress in a makeshift shelter. investigators don't know the identity of the person.
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the medical examiner just arrived on the scene and looking for signs of trauma over the fire. they have atf on the scene searching for the accelerant. they don't know if the fire wassal or suspicious, investigators are on the scene. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> we're waking up to the third day of the septa strike, trawks trawks -- talks again broke down last night. they are trying to hammer out a deal. >> reporter: they had such optimism on both sides after they said they made progress tuesday evening. however, talks broke down around 11:00 p.m. last night. they will resume the talks today. congressman bob brady said they
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made progress during the day. the union wants pension reform and changes in how some operators are scheduled because of issues like driver fatigue. septa said union members have pay more for their health plan. all this has to be done within the budget constraints. balls doesn't look like there's any money available on a city, state or federal leave. talks he resume again today at the sheraton. sometimes this morning there's no time set at this point. septa could file an injunction as soon as tomorrow. that injunction would be to make sure septa employees are on the job election day. today we're hoping to hear more if any progress is expected to be paid in the talks, reporting live in center city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> long lines are the new normal inside indian -- suburban
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station. uber and lyfe drivers are cashing in on the strike with commuters is great to get around. we'll have more at 6abc.com/septa strike. you can find a full list of plans released by the city government schools and business. other news now, and new this morning arc jersey shore taxi driver who was stabbed was able to drive himself to the police station. it happened before midnight on stenton place in atlantic city. the attacker stabbed the cabby in the eye and hand and fled. the cabby drove to a police station about a block away. the attacker, fred the scene. else in stable condition. a person struck a pedestrian in in franklin
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township, the driver remained on the scene. melinia trump will be in chester county. this is the first time we've seen her speak publicly since she appeared at the republican national convention. the remarks are being written by melinia with help from kellyanne conway. bernie sanders and singer singer -- ferrell williams will join hillary clinton. steve wonder will perform at a get out the rote tomorrow night. joe biden will rally supports at an event in bucks county. the chicago cubs beat the
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indians in game 7. series. the cubs had a a lead before the they came back and tied the game. there was a rain delay and the cubs scored twice in the top of the 10th. it was the first world series championship since 1908. >> blow for blow, everybody played their heart out, the indians never gave up, either. i can't believe after 108 years we're able to hoist the trophy. >> cub fans outside wrigley field in chicago had been celebrating all night. >> that's a young team. that core will be together for a long time. >> reporter: good job by epstein. we'll see how long it takes the phillies to get back. >> reporter: storm tracker 6
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live double scan we have dry conditions, battleship new jersey out there. temperature is 58 degrees, it's milder this morning across the area that includes here in philadelphia. the winds are light out of the southwester at 6 miles per hour. as we taking a look at future tracker 6 we start out with sunshine, by noon, the clouds will get thicker. as soon as about noon there's a chance of a shower begin to develop in the northern and western suburbs. the latest run on future tracker 6 doesn't show the latest precipitation. along the way there could be a gusty thunderstorm. if you happen to see lightning or hear a rumble of thunder take cover, it will be brief, but it could produce good windy gusts. the frontal boundary is down by the coast, 7:00, and the rain off the coast by 7 or 8:00. over the neck 12 hours, mild, 58 degrees by 8:00 a.m.
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64 by 10:00 a.m. the high 76 degrees. it will be tricky when that happens, or whether or not that's the specific number, it depends on how quickly we cloud up and the showers develop. 76 by 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., 70. 76 today in philadelphia. similar numbers in trenton, millville, toms river, down the shore, looks like it's a couple of degrees cooler in allentown and reading. tomorrow, back to reality. 61 is the high, we'll have blustery cool winds dropping out of the north with high pressure buildings in, but the high will be with us for a while that will give us a steady weather pattern through the weekend and into the early part of next week. 76 is the high, warm conditions out there. blustery and chilly tomorrow high of 61. for the weekend, breeze and cooler on saturday, 60. looking good for the the unity
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cup game citizens bank park. remember to set your clocks back one hour saturday night and sunday, sunny and breeze, 61 degrees. monday, 59 degrees. tuesday, 62 degrees, hopefully we don't have a trolley and bus related reason to keep you home from the polls. >> we're working on it. >> fbi is looking for the arsonist who spray painted a presidential campaign message on a african-american church before sending it on fire. looking live spring house 309 at norristown road no problems, we're clear and dry, we'll check the suburbs and talk about the strike when "action news" comes right back.
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"live" with kelly and michael, what would you call that, is it foggy? >> a little bit, yeah. >> a little hazy, that's what we're dealing with this morning, along with, of course, the septa strike. >> let's find occupant about that and go over to -- out about that and go over to karen rogers. >> reporter: good morning, we have fog in the area, and of course no buses, subways or trollies. as you take the regional rail expect congestion as you get closer to center city. we saw a lot of issues with
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overcrowded trains bypassing stations as you anticipate the morning commute. if you're driving to work looking outside live on the schuylkill expressway, passyunk web traffic heading toward south street. no overnight construction, the lanes are open, westbound on the schuylkill expressway near university they were detouring everything off, not the case today. in piles grove township, salem county, route 40, pointers auburn road we have repairs from a downed pole. on the commuter traffic report, washington township, my old stomp be grounds, route 55 toward runnymede and 42 toward the walt whitman bridge no problems. 295 no problems in deptford and woodbury no reporting problems. you want to watch for the fog, we have 5 miles per hour at philadelphia international.
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fog is a problem in wilmington, 1.3. .3 in lancaster. not seeing very far, half mile are a millville. a varying degrees you want to watch for a lot more people standing outside walking especially around the city when they can't take any septa services in the city. you've got fog reduces their visibility. eagles wide receiver, josh huff was pulled over for speeding on the walt whitman bridge. the officer who pulled him over and smelled marijuana inside the car. he told the officer he had a gun, the gun is registered in texas, it is recognized in pennsylvania, but not in new jersey. he apologized saying he made a terrible mistakes, he said his life was threatened before and that's why he carries a gun. >> i'm a professional at least, i have a wife and a son.
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>> he is expected to play against the giants on sunday coach peterson said there will be no explainary action against him. >> vandal spray painted vote trump on a mississippi church and set it a fire. they burned down 80% of the 100-year-old church in greeneville. they said it wasiscent of a dark time during the civil rights movement. the a pastor said she hoping the church can rebuild in the same spot. police are offering an $11,000 reward in hopes of catching an arsonist.
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president obama weighs in on the contentious battle over the oil pipeline. >> stars shine at cmas. we have low cloud cover, but not thick fog. 3450eu8d -- mild, this afternoon, shorts and ts, maybe an umbrella, i'll have more coming up and a cool down for the weekend. ced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message.
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♪ >> beyounce and the dixie chicks stole the show on country music's biggest night. all the legend showed up for the cma awards including randy travis his first award show since suffering a massive stroke. dolly parton a lifetime award. >> beyonce does she sing country? she really nailed it. >> reporter: of course she's going to steal the show. >> reporter: don't forget, no buses no trolleys, no subways, yeah your stuck, living live on the ben franklin bridge extra heavy delays now we're adding fog into the mix that would be
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lovely. the mid plan of the platt bridge, i feel like my mood is souring as the day is going on with this and i bet i'm not alone. >> reporter: well, we work with you -- [laughter]. we hope it gets settled soon. 49 in millville. as we go through the day, 58 degrees, by 8:00 a.m. 64 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 72. we'll get a high of 76 degrees, that will happen around 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and clouds and showers start to build in, and 7:00 p.m., 66 degrees, at the airport, all green aircraft. no major delays, we have rain in dallas that's a spot that might give you trouble later. matt. >> thank you, david. president obama is weighing in on the contentious battle
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against the pipeline in north dakota. army corps of engineers is looking into the pbility -- possibility of rerouting it. they are trying to stop the construction from north dakota to illinois saying it could disturb american cultural sights and pollute water. governor tom wolf signed legislation yesterday that limits opioid point killers that could prescribed in emergency rooms. one of the laws makes all police stations and nursing homes i'm pharmacies drop off sites. dangerous thing.
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look here, philadelphia international airport, you can see the haze around the airport. depending on where you are, you might have to be careful with slightly fog conditions. 4:27 a.m., 58 degrees. voting machines are building rolled out in philadelphia. the process started yesterday at the board of elections in east falls section. they will head out to 1700 polling places across the city which is five days away. seth williams is stressing that the city is ready for election day and tempering will not be -- tampering will not be
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tolerate. an election task force will be on hand ready to tackle any problems next tuesday. williams said his office will not hesitate if anyone is found tampering with ballots or voters. >> i want to make clear any attempt of harassment of a voter will be met with the same full force of my office than an attempt to illegally vote it will not be tolerated. him. >> there is a hot line for reporting election fraud. a new poll shows the approximateddal candidates in a dead heat. >> we'll have more on the septa strike when "action news" comes right back. and won.
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and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message.
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i'm frank lobiondo set on fire under the schuylkill expressway wire live on this investigation on the twisted death investigation. talks fall a part, so the septa strike enters day three. gridlock and delays are becoming the new norm. warm and wet, accuweather is tracking storms out there today. >> good morning, 4:30, our live team coverage is keeping you up to date on the septa

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